Pres. Buhari Approves Appointment of Chief Executives For 23 Federal Agencies

  President Muhammadu Buhari Signs into law a bill to control trafficking of endangered species President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Chief Executives for 23 Federal Government agencies. Mr Bolaji Adebiyi, the Director of Press in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation stated this in a statement on…

ECONOMY: We see light at the end of the tunnel –Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is hopeful of replicating the success it has made in the area of security and fight against corruption in the nation’s economy.   A statement released by Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on media and publicity to the President, Office of the Vice President, Laolu…

Fight against corruption is a difficult battle –Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has described the fight against corruption as a tough battle and that corruption “fights in back and fights very fiercely”. He however assured that the President Muhammadu Buhari/led government is committed to sustaining the anti-corruption fight to ensure that the system is cleaned up and government business is done the…

Weak President Vs. Barbarian Senators

By Bayo Oluwasanmi… The political landscape in the senate is littered with dubious merchandising acts by terrifyingly corrupt and unrepentant pimping senators. I feel helpless not to mock or inveigh the parade of buffoonery that has become daily libations in the senate. The political landscape in the senate is littered with dubious merchandising acts by…

How Buhari’s 10 sacred cows make the anti-corruption war unbelievable

One of the greatest selling points of President Muhammadu Buhari which led Nigerians to choose him at the expense of an incumbent during the 2015 general elections was the strong belief that he was going to combat Nigeria’s worst enemy, corruption. While other promises such as adopting a better approach to the fight against the…

The False Binary Between Saraki and Buhari

By Farooq A. Kperogi… President Muhammadu Buhari and Senate President Bukola Saraki are at loggerheads again, and Buhari apologists are erecting annoyingly false Manichean binaries between an “evil” National Assembly and a “benign” Aso Rock! I’m going to be blunt: Both Aso Rock and the National Assembly are equally evil, corrupt, obtuse, and inept. Saraki…

Senate’s commitment to Anti-Corruption campaign in doubt says el-Rufai

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai and Speaker of the House of Representatives, , on Friday, disagreed with the National Assembly budget, which the governor says lacks transparency. The governor also expressed doubt over the support or otherwise ‎of the current National Assembly, particularly the Senate, in the fight against corruption by the President Muhammadu…

Why Buhari’s Anti-Corruption War May be Failing

By Achilleus-Chud Uchegbu… Not many had expected the judicial outcome of some of the cases brought against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), before courts, by Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN) and Dame Patience Jonathan challenging the freeze on their money in some banks. In similar way, the outcomes of the EFCC cases against Elder…

Buhari’s budget process, not oil price is responsible for recession – Utomi

An economist and a former presidential candidate, Pat Utomi has said that poor budget management process is responsible for the current economic recession in Nigeria and not the fall in oil prices. Utomi made the observation in Awka on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, while speaking at the maiden edition of Emmanual Egboga Budget Roundtable, organised……

Dogara and Buhari in Closed door meeting (DETAILS)

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, is currently in a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Mr. Dogara went into the president’s office at about 11:57 a.m. Sources at the villa also said the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki will also be meeting with Mr. Buhari…

Nigeria is on auto-pilot under Buhari, Saraki and Dogara

By Farooq Kperogi- What’s all these annoyingly false Manichean binaries people are erecting between an “evil” National Assembly and a “benign” Aso Rock! Both Aso bRock and the National Assembly are equally evil, corrupt, obtuse, and inept. Saraki is a cold, calculating, corrupt conman who destroys everything that comes in his way and Buhari is…

Buhari appoints heads for boards of NTA, FRCN others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved appointments into the executive management of some government agencies and parastatals. According to a statement by Mr Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media and publicity) the new chairman of the board of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) is former newspaper editor and ex-presidential spokesman, Chief Duro Onabule. Other…